006: Australians are SUFFERING (statistically!)

No Deep Dives

14-03-2024 • 24 mins

Do you live in the UK, the US or Australia? Has your emotional, mental and social well-being been on a steady decline for ages? I KNOW WHY!!!! This episode might validate you. Sapien Labs released its 4th Annual Mental State Of The World Report, and the stats are troubling. We have been told that Australia is the lucky country, the land of plenty. Shouldn't this mean that we're happy too? People are suffering!!

You can read the report here.

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TIMESTAMPS

00:00 Acknowledging the Land and Introducing the Podcast 00:10 The Global Mental Health Crisis: Insights and Surprising Findings 01:04 Diving Deep into the Mental State of the World Report 06:12 Australia's Mental Health Issue 08:23 The Three Culprits Behind the Mental Wellbeing Decline 13:39 Cultural Reflections and the Quest for Better Mental Health 22:08 Taking the Mental Wellbeing Quiz: A Personal Journey 24:17 Wrapping Up and How to Stay Connected

In this episode of No Deep Dives, Flex discusses the findings of a recent mental health report, mainly focusing on Australians' mental well-being compared to other countries. Flex explores various factors affecting mental health, including smartphone use, consumption of ultra-processed food, and diminished family bonds. The report indicates a significant decline in mental well-being, especially among younger generations, and challenges narratives about the quality of life in different countries. Flex reflects on the cultural perceptions of mental health and societal expectations, urging listeners to reconsider their understanding of mental well-being and the factors contributing to it. The episode concludes with Flex sharing her own mental health quiz results and inviting listeners to join a discussion about the topic.

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